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What does Lucien mean?

Lucien Pronunciation of Lucien as a name for boys is of Latin and Greek derivation, and the name Lucien means "light; from Lucanus". Lucien is a version of Lucian (Latin): form of Lucius. Lucien is also a variant of Luke (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, light (bright)


RELATED FORMS VIA LUCIAN, LUKE Luc, Lucas, Luciano, Lucianus, Lucio, Lucius, Lucjan, Luck, Lucky, Lukyan



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How popular is Lucien?

Lucien is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#844 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#21192 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lucien reached its highest position of #515 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #1178 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucien name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucien outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Lucas (#8 A YEAR AGO), Luke (#29), Luciano (#494), Lucian (#651), Lucius (#1382), Lucio (#1721), Luc and Lucky are the popular related forms of Lucien (#1178) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lucianus, are uncommon. These forms of Lucien were favored as baby names in the year 2016 (AVERAGE #995) and have remained as popular to this day (#1051, DOWN 3.2%), but with the form Lucius falling out of fashion. Luke is more familiar than the rest, though Lucas is currently higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucien, Luc, Lucas, Lucian, Luciano in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucio, Lucius, Lucky, Luke in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lucas, Luke outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adrien, Aicken, Arien, Auben, Auden, Austen, Brien, Cullen, Damien, Darien, Davien, Dorien, Dusten, Euen, Eugen, Fabien, Hutten, Jacen, Judsen, Julien, Jurgen, Justen, Lacey, Lacie, Laiken, Laken, Landen, Lanier, Laren, Larie, Larin, Larren, Larsen, Lathen, Lauren, Laurian, Laurie, Len, Levin, Licio, Lief, Lin, Linden, Linn, Lion, Litten, Locke, Logen, Loren, Lorin, Lorren, Loucan, Louccan, Louie, Lucan, Luce, Lucho, Luigi, Luis, Luiz, Lukan, Lunn, Luther, Luvern, Lynden, Lytten, Machen, Rien, Ruben, Rusten, Tycen, Vincien and Vivien. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lucien.

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